Railway scam: Trial against Pawan Bansal's nephew, 9 others to begin in 15 Sept

New Delhi: A court here Monday fixed 15 September for commencing the trial in the Rs 10 crore railway bribery case against Vijay Singla, the nephew of former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, and nine other accused.

Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge Swarna Kanta Sharma deferred the recording of the statement of prosecution witnesses in the case to Sep 15.

 Railway scam: Trial against Pawan Bansals nephew, 9 others to begin in 15 Sept

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Besides Singla, other accused in the cash-for-post case include are suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, middlemen Sandeep Goyal, Samir Sandhir, Sushil Daga, Ajay Garg, Rahul Yadav, businessman Manjunath and his aides MV Murli Krishan and Venugopal.

The court in March framed charges of criminal conspiracy under the Prevention of Corruption Act against all 10 accused in the case.

IANS

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Updated Date: Aug 25, 2014 18:29:11 IST